the last time I checked the idea of american excptionalism was political
Chris Stewart will do a great job. He is a great leader and has the experience
needed to be a good congressman. I have listened to both candidates and it is a
very obvious choice. Chris is much more prepared for the job. I think if you
live in the second district you should take the time to look at both candidates.
After doing that I am sure you will agree with me. Chris is far more prepared
and far more capable of doing the job. Jay just doesn't have what it
When people or nations are so troubled and insecure that they have to start
clamoring that they are exceptional or superior then one can be sure that there
is something wrong in their head and heart.
Seriously? Roland Kayser and Furry1993? Having an opinion on something is
tantamount to "free political ads" on the Op-Ed page of this paper? The
Deseret News is promoting Chris? What planet are you from? Roland: Did you pay
for your comment? Furry1993: Did the Deseret News promote yours?utgopdudeClearfield
One little correction is warranted. This is not the first time debt has exceeded
GDP. After World War II, our debt, as a percentage of GDP, was significantly
higher than it is now. We solved that imbalance by embracing a top tax marginal
rate of over 90 percent, which enabled us to pay down our debt, rebuild Europe,
send a generation of GI's to college, jumpstart an economic boom, and
create a vibrant middle class. And somehow the rich still got richer.
Significantly, we didn't have a political party at the time that was
worried sick over those poor millionaire job creators.As for
American exceptionalism, it's simply another name for arrogance and
nationalism, which are opposites of patriotism. We can do much good in the
world, but that good would be better received if we would stop telling everyone
how exceptional we are. There's something about bragging that just turns
Roland and Furry:Your comments would more appropriately be directed
to the NY Times, Washington Post, and MSNBC.
To Roland Kayser 12:17 a.m. Sept. 7, 2012If you've noticed,
Roland, the DNews does not only promote Chris Stewart. It also heavily promotes
Mitt Romney and Mia Love. This is NOT what a so-called unbiased news source
should do. The DNews should either treat all candidates equally or acknowledge
that it is an unpaid advertising source for its candidates of choice.
Why does the DNews allow candidates to run political ads free of charge on the